Dalit leader, 90 others arrested over a conflict of Temple demolition at South Delhi

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: August 22, 2019 17:40 IST
Dalit leader, 90 others arrested over a conflict of Temple demolition at South Delhi

After a large protest in Delhi against the destruction of a temple in the town devoted to the 16th-century mystical novelist-saint Ravidas, Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad and 90 others were detained last night.

Protesters have destroyed many cars and two motorbikes have been set on fire, a cop said. Several individuals were wounded, including 15 police staff. On August 10, the destruction of the Ravidas temple in a forested area in the Tughlakabad of South Delhi. It is based on the command of the Supreme Court, turned politically with several parties requesting the reconstruction of the temple either at the same place or at an alternative location.
The destruction is also an emotional topic for the people belong from the religion of Ravidassia, mainly people by the so-called lower castes. This insult to the Dalits sounds which is intolerable, an emotional problem. Their sounds must be valued, "tweeted Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra this morning in Hindi, striking out at the centre.
The General Secretary of the Congress said in her prior tweet that first, the BJP state screws with Ravi Das temple. The icon of the history and culture of Dalit brothers and sisters. When the thousands of Dalit brothers and sisters raise their voices in the domestic capital, they are charged by the BJP, shot tear gas and arrested.
In several parts of Delhi, the demonstration caused huge traffic jams. The protesters demand that the temple be rebuilt by the centre or that the plot is handed over to the society and the temple be rebuilt.